Calatrava and Brunelleschi

Calatrava and Brunelleschi - Santiago Calatrava and Filippo...

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Santiago Calatrava and Filippo Brunelleschi Santiago Calatrava Valls is a Spanish engineer, born on July 29, 1951. He attended the Architecture School and Arts and Crafts School in Valencia, Spain. After, in 1975, he went to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology to pursue a graduate education in civil engineering. In Zurich, he opened his own office of architecture and engineering which he moved Paris in 1990. His projects have been described as anthropomorphic which means the form works with the form of shapes found in the natural world. Most of his creations are open structures. His first project in the United States was the Quadracci Pavilion in the Milwaukee Art Museum. His structures have raised standards for projects such as bridges. He has designed train stations which are well-known for their brightness and openness. Calatrava is also a sculptor and painter, which furthers his architectural skills. Among his new designs are 80 South Street, 400 North Lake Shore Drive, and three bridges that will suspend over the Trinity River in Dallas, Texas. 80 South Street is a residential skyscraper consisting of ten townhouses shaped like cubes in New York City’s financial district. 400 North Lake Shore Drive in Chicago is a skyscraper which will be
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course SE 1 taught by Professor Restrepo during the Fall '06 term at UCSD.

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Calatrava and Brunelleschi - Santiago Calatrava and Filippo...

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